Salzburg

Salzburg

When To Go How Long To Go Family Friendly?
May - October 2 - 4 Days Yes

Things Not To Miss:

Hohensalzburg Fortress
- Hohensalzburg Fortress is a medieval castle that sits atop the Festungsburg, a small hill in Salzburg.  It is one of the largest medieval castles in Europe, and served as the home of the Arch Bishop.  In the late 1800's it was renovated, and is now a tourist attraction.

St. Peter's Abbey
- The St. Peter's Abbey is an ancient monastery and former cathedral in Salzburg.  It is considered one of the oldest monasteries in the German-speaking area, it was founded in 696.  It is now a tourist attraction, with many rooms available to tour.

Mozarts Geburtshaus
- This is the birthplace of the great composer Mozart, which is now a museum. The house turned museum is a glimpse of how life was in 18th century Austria. The museum guides tourists through the composer's early life, on a guided and/or audio tour.

About Salzburg:

Salzburg is a popular tourist destination in Austria.  It is well known as a city of music, and is the birthplace of the great composer Mozart.  The Salzach river divides the city, on the left side there is the Old City (composed of baroque and medieval buildings), and on the right side there is the New City (which is composed of 19th century buildings).